Rare WWI Waltham Trench Wristwatch
Extremely rare World War I trench wristwatch by Waltham shows its transitional design from pocket to wristwatch, with 12 at the crown in the normal 3 o’clock position. The 33mm silver case has a snapback, extended wire lugs, grille cover intended to prevent dial breakage from shock or impact, and period engraving on the back which should not be removed. The porcelain dial features silhouette numerals and silhouette hands. The manual wind movement is warrantied by Aaron Faber for 1 year.
Kennedy’s was a famous New England retailer (1892-1980’s).